Interim Business Intelligence Developer – Housing

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Interim Business Intelligence Developer – Housing
Interim Position

Croydon 6269

Posted: 8th June 2022 11:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £51.38 per hour PAYE, depending on experience TBC

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Croydon,

    CR0 1EA

What's involved with this role:

Interim Housing Business Intelligence Developer - BI Team

Job Ref: Croydon 6269

Note: the pay rate is provisional only and the ad will be amended with the confirmed rate, once received.

WFH currently

The BI team are focused on increasing the number of corporate datasets to provide self-service BI to analytical and report users therefore embedding the use of BI throughout the organisation.  The BI Developer will bring end to end BI experience to support the Council with the continued development and growth of the existing BI platform and the use of Microsoft Power BI.  Particularly focused on Housing data sets and systems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Proficient technical skills including excellent knowledge of Power BI and Azure BI technologies including Azure SQL, as well as tabular data modelling.
  • Determine, design and implement the most effective reporting and data analytical solutions to deliver projects and outputs for the Housing Directorate.
  • Store data in the Azure Data Lake and transform data via Azure SQL database.
  • Consider how best to model data from disparate systems in line with agreed standards.
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models, working closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for the Housing Directorate and Croydon Digital Services (CDS).
  • Understanding the structure of data in both source/line of business systems and the Business Intelligence Platform.
  • Design, document and implement logical and physical data models.
  • Develop innovative reports, data visualisations and dashboards, which meet the business needs, using Microsoft Power BI
  • Champion the use of Business Intelligence across the Council.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

At least 5 years’ experience as a Business Intelligence Developer.  Bringing expertise and knowledge that includes, but not limited to the following:

  • Excellent knowledge of delivering projects within a Microsoft Business Intelligence technical environment
  • Excellent knowledge of how to build new data sets and structures within the Azure BI environment
  • Experience working with large, disparate data sets
  • Strong data modelling experience
  • Strong knowledge of Data Warehousing methodologies
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, Agile/Scrum experience desirable
  • Business analysis experience, including gathering requirements/user stories and conversion into technical specification for development


Essential experience of the following specific technologies:

  • Azure Cloud technologies
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Azure Analysis Services (Tabular Model) – Design, Develop, Deploy and Maintain
  • Azure SQL Server/Microsoft SQL 2008 - 2016
  • Relational Database
  • Advanced TSQL – (Dynamic Views, Stored Procedures, Functions etc.)
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Dimensional modelling experience
  • Query Performance Tuning
  • Desirable: Northgate Housing Management system, Azure Data Flows, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps.


Non-Technical Skills

  • A proven ability to develop clear understandings of clients’ needs and the ability to incorporate these into a solution
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and methodologies.
  • Ability to contribute to project delivery, providing input into planning, issue escalation and resolution
  • Effective management of conflicting priorities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Good stakeholder management
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audiences.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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